Author Archives: Fran Watson

About Fran Watson

Involved in public speaking since 2000. Joined Toastmasters in 2002 and have served in all Executive roles including serving one year as the District Public Relations Officer. Achieved my DTM in 2014. Develop and facilitate workshops in the area of employment and career development.

Imperfections Are Sometimes Perfect

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 13. Grateful for Your Family in All Their Beautiful Imperfection Nothing can compare to the relationships we share with family. For some, family life means happy chaos, warmth and … Continue reading

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Learning From Our Elders

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 12. Appreciating the Wisdom of Our Elders What do you think of “old people” – seniors? Are you a senior yourself? How are you managing to keep pace with … Continue reading

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Being More Childlike

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 11. To Be Positive and Present, Take Your Cue from a Child If you want to attract positive people and experiences into your daily life, you must focus on … Continue reading

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Special Moments

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 10. Celebrating the Moments Between the Moments On day 10 of our positivity challenge, we’ll focus on the moments between the moments. What’s meant here is that even though … Continue reading

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Unexpected Gifts

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 9. Surprise Gifts Welcome to Day 9 of our Positivity Challenge. Today we’re going to explore the concept of surprise gifts from unexpected people at unexpected times or places. … Continue reading

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Feed Your Soul

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 8. Nourish Your Soul Ever think about taking a day to clear your mind, replenish your spirit and feed your soul? Sometimes your soul gets hungry. You want something … Continue reading

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Hard TImes

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 7: Hard Times Help Us Appreciate the Good It’s Day 7 of our Positivity Challenge. How are you feeling today? Hopefully, you won’t feel preached to or “talked at” … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 6: Give Thanks for the Simple Pleasures Life’s become so complicated. And yet, more than ever people are setting aside time in their busy schedules to indulge in the … Continue reading

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Self Reflection

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 5: A Cup of Self Reflection. What is it about a hot drink that lends itself so readily to self reflection and self realization? Help yourself to an attitude … Continue reading

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Becoming Stronger

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 4. What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger. If you grow a garden, then you probably know about “hardening off.” This is when you take young plants that have … Continue reading

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